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Dr. Nitesh Nerlekar MBBS (Hons) MPH PhD FRACP

Dr. Nitesh Nerlekar is a non-invasive imaging cardiologist at MonashHeart. Having completed his undergraduate training at Monash University and his physicians and cardiology advanced training at Monash Health, Monash Heart and the Alfred Hospital. Dr. Nerlekar undertook further training in research epidemiology and biostatistics through Harvard University and subsequently completed a Masters of Public Health.

Dr. Nerlekar is about to complete his PhD for which he holds a prestigious combined National Heart Foundation and National Health and Medical Research Council Scholarship. His PhD has involved local and international collaboration with the Baker IDI as well as Cedar Sinai in Los Angeles, and has resulted in several best presentation awards. Dr. Nerlekar is a highly active researcher with over 40 peer reviewed articles published in high impact journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JACC and Circulation.